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Savage Love

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Joe Newton

A man recovering from sexual abuse finds healing and release at a men-only masturbation event. But then one of his employees shows up. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

My parents were married for almost 40 years before she passed away. Recently I discovered that my dad had affairs with men while married. Do I tell him I know? more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

Is there a way for a committed, loving couple to reignite the sexual spark after a two-year drought? Why, yes there is, says Dan Savage. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

Age 62 is no time to throw in the towel on a satisfying sexual relationship. Plus, parsing cuckolding and saying no to a manipulative husband, this week in Savage Love. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

After an ungiving ex, how can NOPE cope with Mr. Amazing Moves? How to tell a new girlfriend you’ve been masturbating to the “wrong things”? That and more in this week’s Savage Love. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

This week, it really is advice to the lovelorn in Savage Love. Dan props up shattered egos and gets extra advice from Michael Hobbes. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

This week, Dan tackles various power-dynamic problems in a cuckold fetish scenario, advises a guy dissed during a bondage hookup, and speaks to etiquette in varsity-level fantasy play. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

There are many reasons a woman might want to give blowjobs and recieve nothing in return. Also: is masturbating to Dirty Roulette “cheating”? Answers to these quandaries and more in this week’s Savage Love. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

Surrogate partner therapy is a therapeutic treatment that combines psychotherapy with experiential learning. Don’t call them sexual surrogates. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

A D/s relationship that involves others hits a wall – questioning the ethical responsibility toward the others the couple secretly involve. And there’s some stuff going on with a woman, her husband-to-be, and his boot collection. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

Libido explodes after giving up the pill and NuvaRing, what’s up with that? And sometimes a wedding present is just a wedding present, notes Dan Savage. more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

Gay? Straight? Makes no difference. Leave your contempt at the door, suggests Dan Savage in this week’s “Savage Love.” more

Savage Love

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Joe Newton

A whirlwind tour through some quickie queries. Are you curious about ball busting? How about bottom bondage? Pegging? Read on in this week’s Savage Love. more

Savage Love

Dan Savage started writing his advice column, Savage Love, in 1991 while still living in Madison. He returned to the city in early April and, while in town, stopped by Isthmus for a Q&A session with staff writer Dylan Brogan. more

Savage Love

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LaRae Lobdell

It was supposed to be for "shits and giggles," mocking the mores of the time. A sex advice column written by a gay man who treated straight sex with the same revulsion straight people had for gay sex. more

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